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Ch 3: Compounds of Aluminum

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Use these lessons and accompanying quizzes as an easy, fun way to increase your knowledge about compounds of aluminum. These tools can help you improve your performance in class, study for chemistry tests or satisfy your own curiosity.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering information about aluminum compounds will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about aluminum oxide, aluminum sulfate and other compounds. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about compounds of aluminum for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • Comparison of aluminum steel and stainless steel
  • Definition and chemical formula for aluminate
  • Structure and solubility for copper aluminate
  • Formula, solubility, uses and reactions of sodium aluminate
  • Reactivity, heat capacity, formula and uses of aluminum oxide
  • Molar mass, formula, decomposition, uses and side effects of aluminum chloride
  • Toxicity, uses, formula, molar mass and production of aluminum sulfate

16 Lessons in Chapter 3: Compounds of Aluminum
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Aluminized Steel vs. Stainless Steel

1. Aluminized Steel vs. Stainless Steel

Steel is a metallic alloy of iron and a few other elements. In this lesson, we will compare and contrast aluminized steel and stainless steel based on the elements in them and their properties.

Aluminate: Definition & Chemical Formula

2. Aluminate: Definition & Chemical Formula

Aluminates are used for a variety of purposes. In this lesson we will learn what types of compounds are aluminates and how to determine the structure of the aluminate from the chemical formula.

Copper Aluminate: Structure & Solubility

3. Copper Aluminate: Structure & Solubility

Copper(II) aluminate is a ionic compound that contains two polyatomic ions that contains covalent bonds. In this lesson, we will discuss copper aluminate's structure and its solubility.

Sodium Aluminate: Formula & Solubility

4. Sodium Aluminate: Formula & Solubility

Sodium aluminate has a wide range of uses in industry. In this lesson, we will develop the formula for sodium aluminate and investigate its solubility.

Aluminum Chloride: Formula, Molar Mass & Decomposition

5. Aluminum Chloride: Formula, Molar Mass & Decomposition

Aluminum chloride has a common use in daily hygiene. In this lesson, we will learn aluminum chloride's formula, molar mass, and see how we can create a decomposition reaction.

Aluminum Chloride: Uses, Side Effects & Hazards

6. Aluminum Chloride: Uses, Side Effects & Hazards

In this lesson you will learn about the chemical compound aluminum chloride. The uses, side effects, and hazards of aluminum chloride will be explored.

Aluminum Oxide: Formula & Uses

7. Aluminum Oxide: Formula & Uses

In this lesson, we will take an in-depth look at an inorganic compound called aluminum oxide. Our primary points of discussion will be on the formula/structure and uses of aluminum oxide.

Aluminum Oxide: Reactivity & Heat Capacity

8. Aluminum Oxide: Reactivity & Heat Capacity

Aluminum oxide is the chemical combination of aluminum and oxygen. In this lesson, we will learn about how aluminum oxide makes welding aluminum a challenge, in addition to its reactivity and heat capacity.

Aluminum Sulfate: Formula, Molar Mass & Production

9. Aluminum Sulfate: Formula, Molar Mass & Production

Aluminum sulfate is an ionic compound with several uses. In this lesson, we will learn its formula, calculate its molar mass, and discover how it is produced.

Aluminum Sulfate: Uses & Toxicity

10. Aluminum Sulfate: Uses & Toxicity

The uses of aluminum sulfate, or alum as it is commonly known, are discussed in this lesson. Alum is used to dye fibers, tan leather, purify water, and in firefighting foam. The toxicity of aluminum sulfate is also covered.

Aluminum Bromide: Chemical Formula, Symbol & Uses

11. Aluminum Bromide: Chemical Formula, Symbol & Uses

Aluminum bromide is an ionic compound that is formed from aluminum and iodine. In this lesson, we investigate its chemical formula and some of its uses in the laboratory.

Aluminum Fluoride: Formula, Structure, Properties & Manufacturing

12. Aluminum Fluoride: Formula, Structure, Properties & Manufacturing

Alumina fluoride is used to make pure aluminum. In this lesson we will learn about the structure and properties of aluminum fluoride as well as how it is made.

Aluminum Iodide: Chemical Formula, Molar Mass & Lewis Structure

13. Aluminum Iodide: Chemical Formula, Molar Mass & Lewis Structure

Aluminum and iodine combine chemically to form an ionic compound. In this lesson, we'll go through how aluminum iodide's formula is determined and how to calculate its molar mass. We'll also look at its Lewis structure.

Aluminum Iodide: Solubility, Reaction & Uses

14. Aluminum Iodide: Solubility, Reaction & Uses

Aluminum iodide is an ionic compound. In this lesson, we will investigate its solubility, how it is formed and what it will react with, and uses of the compound.

Aluminum Iodine: Formula, Equation & Reaction

15. Aluminum Iodine: Formula, Equation & Reaction

Aluminum is a metal, and iodine is a halogen. They chemically combine to form aluminium iodide. In this lesson, we will discuss aluminum iodide's formula and the reaction between these elements.

Aluminum Nitrate: Formula, Uses & Solubility

16. Aluminum Nitrate: Formula, Uses & Solubility

Aluminum is a metal and nitrate is a negatively charged polyatomic ion. In this lesson, we will discuss how to determine the formula for aluminum nitrate, what it is used for and its solubility.

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